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Started by: dynamic
On: 17/10/2010 | 12:34
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by: dynamic
on: 17/10/2010 | 12:34

hello i was wondering if i could buy things from amazon.com but from the uk. i have a amazon.co.uk account and was wondering if i could buy stuff from the amazon.com site will this work?

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by: girlafraid
on: 17/10/2010 | 12:36 edited: 17/10/2010 | 12:39

Yeah you can. Be careful though, shipping can be steep and you may get hit with tax and duty.

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by: girlafraid
on: 17/10/2010 | 12:38

 


@thinkpad wrote:
No. They have different databases.

Ermm... well I've managed to order from amazon.com using a amazon.co.uk account. Smiley Indifferent

 

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by: dynamic
on: 17/10/2010 | 12:41
can you buy elecronic stuff?
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by: shevahart69
on: 17/10/2010 | 12:44 edited: 17/10/2010 | 12:45

Yes you can but its down to the seller if they want to ship to the UK.

 

Plus you need to check voltages as in the USA its 110v and Europe its 220v-240v, Australia & New Zealand 240v.

 

Also electrical items MAY involve you having to pay import duty which the postman will leave you a card to pay then release the item when its paid. 

 

 


@dynamic wrote:
can you buy elecronic stuff?

 

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by: thinkpad
on: 17/10/2010 | 12:57
@girlafraid
Apologies if it is possible. When I tried the last time it did not recognise my account for some reason.
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by: jonmd
on: 17/10/2010 | 16:45

In theory you can buy from usa (.com site). However, this excludes certain things such as mp3. For further details, see their site.

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